The popularity of HGTV and Pinterest prove that homeowners like to dream.
Since winning the lottery is limited to only a few people in the country (as are six-figure salaries), the rest of us need to be realistic. So what does it cost in the Northeast, NYC-metropolitan area to make home additions?
Based on prior jobs, we can give you some basic numbers on adding a room to your home.
Cost per Square Foot
When giving a quick estimate, we say it will be about $170-200 per square foot of addition. That includes:
The finished shell with roofing
Standard tub, toilet and sink
Framed rooms with drywall
Basic electric and plumbing
It does not take into consideration:
Big tubs and large showers
Kitchen cabinets and cabinet pulls